Driver transported following crash


By Nick Walton - nwalton@civitasmedia.com



A driver was transported to the Ohio State Medical Center on Friday morning after a single-vehicle crash on state Route 187. The vehicle sustained heavy front damage after crashing into a tree.

A driver was transported to the Ohio State Medical Center on Friday morning after a single-vehicle crash on state Route 187. The vehicle sustained heavy front damage after crashing into a tree.


Photo courtesy of the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office

MECHANICSBURG – A driver was transported to a Columbus hospital following a single-vehicle crash on Friday morning.

Mechanicsburg EMS transported Kelly Ayers to the Ohio State Medical Center on Friday following a crash on state Route 187.

According to information from the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office, the Champaign Countywide Communication Center received a 911 call at 7:19 a.m. in reference to a single-vehicle crash with injury at 7179 state Route 187.

Mechanicsburg Fire and EMS responded along with sheriff deputies to the scene where they found a blue 2012 Hyundai Elantra had been traveling westbound on state Route 187.

Ayers, 29, of Columbus, was driving the vehicle and advised she swerved to miss a deer crossing the roadway and drove off the right side of the road, traveling across a grass portion of a field and striking a fence and crashing head-on into a tree.

An update on Ayers’ condition was not available at press time.

The vehicle sustained heavy front damage with airbag deployment.

The crash is under investigation by the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office.

A driver was transported to the Ohio State Medical Center on Friday morning after a single-vehicle crash on state Route 187. The vehicle sustained heavy front damage after crashing into a tree.
https://www.urbanacitizen.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/36/2017/02/web1_Crash1.jpgA driver was transported to the Ohio State Medical Center on Friday morning after a single-vehicle crash on state Route 187. The vehicle sustained heavy front damage after crashing into a tree. Photo courtesy of the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office

By Nick Walton

nwalton@civitasmedia.com

Nick Walton can be reached at 937-652-1331 Ext. 1777 or on Twitter @UDCWalton.

Nick Walton can be reached at 937-652-1331 Ext. 1777 or on Twitter @UDCWalton.